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New York Times, Wednesday, January 11, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,198
Across Down
1. Distinct. : SHARP
6. Bulgar. : SLAV
10. Sounds for silence. : PSTS
14. Stronghold on a high place. : AERIE
15. Helper. : AIDE
16. Money on the Corso. : LIRE
17. Scene of Scott novel. : LAMMERMOOR
19. Zone. : AREA
20. Prior to. : ERE
21. Laborer. : PEON
22. River into the Bay of Bengal. : GANGES
24. Institute of Technology in Hoboken. : STEVENS
26. Greek enchantress. : MEDEA
27. Classification: Abbr. : ORD
28. Fence material. : WIRE
29. Carefully woven trap. : WEB
32. Land. : SOIL
35. Tunisian port. : SFAX
37. Mutual concord. : PEACE
39. One of the "wee small" hours. : THREE
41. Tool. : AXE
42. In a ___ (in a moment). : TRICE
43. Made known. : AIRED
44. Jumble. : MESS
46. Singles. : ONES
47. Small antelope of Tibet. : GOA
48. Put into operation. : USED
50. Something to chew. : CUD
52. Gamed. : DICED
54. Peninsula discovered by Gosnold in 1602. : CAPECOD
58. Aircraft. : GLIDER
60. Is "on the go." : GADS
61. River rising in Bernese Alps. : AAR
62. Not assumed. : REAL
63. ___ thin air. : VANISHINTO
66. Before: Lat. : ANTE
67. Jewish month. : ADAR
68. Indians. : OTOES
69. Afrikander. : BOER
70. Well-kept grass plot. : LAWN
71. Young years. : TEENS
1. Bazaars. : SALES
2. It's pledged to "great loyalty" in 4-H clubs. : HEART
3. La Grande ___, 1804–14. : ARMEE
4. Raised border. : RIM
5. Species of frog. : PEEPER
6. Greek island. : SAMOS
7. One of the Felidae. : LION
8. Commotion. : ADO
9. Church caretaker. : VERGER
10. Smoothing tool. : PLANE
11. Knight of the Round Table. : SIRGAWAIN
12. Hornbeam or pepperidge. : TREE
13. High ___. : SEAS
18. Tears. : RENDS
23. Expert. : ADEPT
25. A la ___ (on the wing): Fr. : VOLEE
26. Cake-maker's purchases. : MIXES
28. Grew. : WAXED
30. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
31. Four-winged insects. : BEES
32. Kind of party. : STAG
33. Paducah's river. : OHIO
34. Shine upon. : IRRADIATE
36. Well-known. : FAMED
38. Eat away. : ERODE
40. Draw out. : EDUCE
45. Oodles. : SCADS
49. African tigercat. : SERVAL
51. Conclusion. : UPSHOT
53. Drone. : IDLER
54. Shaggy dog from Scotland. : CAIRN
55. Kayak. : CANOE
56. Avenaceous. : OATEN
57. Rubbish. : DROSS
58. Clutch. : GRAB
59. Curtain fabric. : LENO
60. Relative of 38 Down. : GNAW
64. Girl's name meaning "beauty." : ADA
65. Noun suffix denoting mineral. : ITE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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